5206 Balcones Dr
Austin, TX 78731
Speaker: Dr. Steve Murdock – Past Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Professor – Rice University
Dr. Steve H. Murdock served as Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 2007 to 2009, having been nominated for the position by President Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
He is currently the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor of Sociology at Rice University. Prior to his appointment at Rice, Dr. Murdock was the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Demography and Organization Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the Director of the Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research.
Earlier, Dr. Murdock was a Regents Professor and Head of the Department of Rural Sociology at Texas A&M University. He was also the official State Demographer of Texas, the first person to occupy that position.
Dr. Murdock is the author or editor of 15 books and more than 150 articles and technical reports on the implications of current and future demographic and socioeconomic change.